#1LineWed is a hashtag prompt from @RWAKissofDeath for writers to select a line from a work or work-in-progress on a particular theme and post it to Twitter.
Theme: opening lines (from any chapter)
In the previous chapter, passionate kisses on Ellie’s front stoop following a promising first date were interrupted by Ellie’s mother paying an unexpected visit. Though Ed, her date, handled being given his walking papers with aplomb, Ellie is mortified and frustrated.
From Software and Sensibility, draft completed, partially edited.